Search for dissertations about: "Empirical Research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2537 swedish dissertations containing the words Empirical Research.

  1. 1. Meaning and Action in Sustainability Science : Interpretive approaches for social-ecological systems research

    Author : Simon West; Lisen Schultz; Lorrae van Kerkhoff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Meaning; interpretive; social-ecological system; complexity; science-policy interface; transformation; sustainability science methodology; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Social-ecological systems research is interventionist by nature. As a subset of sustainability science, social-ecological systems research aims to generate knowledge and introduce concepts that will bring about transformation. Yet scientific concepts diverge in innumerable ways when they are put to work in the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Views of Research Quality in Empirical Software Engineering

    Author : Jefferson Seide Molléri; Kai Petersen; Emilia Mendes; Yvonne Dittrich; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Research Quality; Quality Standards; Empirical Software Engineering; Research Methodology;

    Abstract : Background. Software Engineering (SE) research, like other applied disciplines, intends to provide trustful evidence to practice. To ensure trustful evidence, a rigorous research process based on sound research methodologies is required. READ MORE

  3. 3. In the name of research : Essays on the ethical treatment of human research subjects

    Author : Sara Belfrage; Sven Ove Hansson; John Cantwell; Matti Häyry; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Research ethics; informed consent; traffic research; exploitation; coercive offer; compensation; gift-giving; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : Essay 1: Traffic research shares a fundamental dilemma with other areas of empirical research in which humans are potentially put at risk. Research is justified because it can improve safety in the long run. Nevertheless, people can be harmed in the research situation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coercion and its Effects : Evidence from the Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Author : Sophia Hatz; Håvard Hegre; Kristine Eck; Allan Dafoe; Yuri Zhukov; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Civil conflict; state repression; counterinsurgency; coercion; Israel-Palestine conflict; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Counterinsurgency, state repression and other forms of coercion have multiple adverse effects. Although a state’s use of threats and force should deter an opposition group, these measures often stimulate resistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visual GUI Testing: Automating High-level Software Testing in Industrial Practice

    Author : Emil Alégroth; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Applicability and Feasibility; Software Engineering; Empirical Research; Visual GUI Testing; Automated Testing; Industrial Research;

    Abstract : Software Engineering is at the verge of a new era where continuous releases are becoming more common than planned long-term projects. In this context test automation will become essential on all levels of system abstraction to meet the market's demands on time-to-market and quality. READ MORE